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the turmoil in the middle east, without having it then. the talk of freedom of speech, freedom of religion -- it was a speech about peace and getting together and how to communicate with others, so that was a little bit of a surprise because many people expected a tough- talking obama who would pump up the pressure on syria and on iran, but this was more like a classic un speech. >> there is still a lot of rhetoric on syria, but can we expect any u.n. action there? >> what we see so far -- well, we actually did not see it, but there was a close security council meeting on monday, and we heard u.s. -- un special envoy brahimi announce he was working on a security plan, but he kept his cards pretty close to the vest. he did not give away what this peace plan would look like. when we talked to the german foreign minister on tuesday, he said we should not get our hopes up too high, that he did not expect any ground-breaking there, that there was still this stalemate between russia and china on the one side of the security council and basically the western world on the other d frustration about
barack obama was hurt by the statement about clinging to guns and religion, same dynamic. what does he believe behind closed doors about you? and that's the other piece of that that's effective. you can identify with those people on the screen. and you can say even if you do pay federal income taxes, that was really an attack about people like me. i think that's the most effective ad the obama campaign has run. >> do you think voters expect honesty from the candidates? >> we know that voters tell us that they don't like attack in politics. and they don't like deception in politics. we know that attack can move voters. and we know that deception can move voters who aren't informed and and anchored in the facts. but we also know that voters value honesty and we know it through indirect evidence. we know that when the republicans successfully lodge the charge in 2000 that al gore wasn't trustworthy, and they did it in part with an ad that played on his statement about playing a role in the creation of the internet, that it hurt perceptions of his trustworthiness and honesty and that it fa
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